عنوان مقاله [English]
Capparis spinosa is one of the most important medicinal plants with local names such as Lagegi and snake grass that has economic and environmental importance in terms of prevention of the soil surface erosion as well as the use of fruits, buds, and other organs. The current study was done during 2012-2013 to collect and identify the pests of this valuable plant. In this study, after field observation of the habitat of this plant in Fars province and also in Lamerd, Firoozabad, Farashband, Fasa, Kazeroon, Jahrom, and Kavaar cities, pests were collected using sampling techniques such as netting, shaking the branches, and Aspirator. The collected samples were transferred to the entomology laboratory of Fars Agricultural and Natural Resources Research Center for identification. In this study, four pests of C. spinosa including Belenois aurota (Fabricius, 1793), Colotis fausta (Olivier, 1804), Bagrada hilaris Burmeister, 1835 and Phyllotreta lativittata Kutschera, 1860 were collected and identified.